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 (dĭ-skrĭm′ə-nā′tĭv, -nə-tĭv)
1. Drawing distinctions.
2. Marked by or showing prejudice: discriminative hiring practices.

dis·crim′i·na′tive·ly adv.


(dɪˈskrɪm əˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪv)

1. making distinctions; discriminating.
dis•crim′i•na`tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discriminative - capable of making fine distinctions
discriminating - showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste; "the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"
2.discriminative - expressing careful judgment; "discriminative censure"; "a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett
critical - characterized by careful evaluation and judgment; "a critical reading"; "a critical dissertation"; "a critical analysis of Melville's writings"


Able to recognize small differences or draw fine distinctions:
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I grant you I have not your discriminative faculty of hearing; for the concert of all Lineland which gives you such intense pleasure, is to me no better than a multitudinous twittering or chirping.
The unfavourable and discriminative taxation needs to be harmonised.
A discriminative approach by the responsible forums has been observed by the district government, Mardan, and even certain ongoing mega projects, started by the previous ANP-led provincial government, have been ignored in the release of estimated costs which caused inordinate delay in their completion,' he alleged.
1 percent acknowledged that they were not open enough to and discriminative of foreigners.
R+]) can act independently of the discriminative stimulus functions of the [S.
Furthermore, our network learns an effective discriminative representation of objects with various geometries, leading to encouraging results in 3D detection of pedestrians and cyclists, based on only LiDAR.
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has taken the detection of rare, abnormal events in blood disorders a step forward, with the introduction of advanced and highly discriminative antibody panels.
Throughout the experiments we show that using only the most discriminative and representative visual words obtained by our proposed methodology improves the classification performance; the best results obtained with our proposed method are statistically superior to those obtained with the entire vocabularies.
In this paper, we propose a discriminative extension for the existing generative score space methods, which exploits class label when deriving score functions for image recognition task.
Talking media men on Sunday, Palwasha Bibi the secretary information of ANP-KP National youth organization has said that blocking the Computerized National Identity cards(CNIC) of thousands Pakhtuns was a biased and discriminative act of the federal government.
Thus, if the subject emits the target behavior in the presence of the Discriminative Stimulus (DS or S+) the consequence will be reinforcing, while if this behavior is emitted in the presence of the Delta Stimulus ([DELTA]S or S-) it will be punished or extinguished.
ABSTRACT: Feature selection process is used to reduce the feature vector length and identify the discriminative features.